Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit at Zoolumination {Tennessee}

Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit at Zoolumination {Tennessee}

With the Chinese New Year we look ahead to the Year of the Rabbit. The Rabbit symbolizes longevity, peace, and prosperity so for many this is a year of hope. In honor of the Chinese New Year, the Nashville Zoo has been putting on an incredible light festival of Chinese art and folktales that they [...]

Wreaths to Honor- Stones River National Cemetery {Tennessee}

Wreaths to Honor- Stones River National Cemetery {Tennessee}

One of our favorite places to go for a walk is at the Stones River National Battlefield. It always provides a quiet and thoughtful experience as we consider the many soldiers that fought here during the American Civil War. Unlike other battlefields that have been preserved, this one has kept the natural wildness of the [...]

Year in Review :: 2022

Year in Review :: 2022

And so we come to the end of another year. This time of year is always a little tender as I take stock of the year being left behind and looking forward to the year ahead. Years ebb and flow, some great and others less so, each with lessons to learn and grateful moments to [...]

Seeing the Lights at Enchant Nashville {Tennessee}

Seeing the Lights at Enchant Nashville {Tennessee}

Tis the season for light displays and festive holiday delights. This time of year it seems there is no end to places trying to outdo each other with light displays and family activities. We debated between a few of them and finally decided on Enchant Nashville which is a light display presented by Hallmark Christmas [...]

The Barrel Tree Lighting- Jack Daniels Distillery {Tennessee}

The Barrel Tree Lighting- Jack Daniels Distillery {Tennessee}

The festive season has begun and all the cities and towns are having their annual Christmas Tree Lightings. But while every town has a tree lighting, it is only here in Tennessee that you can experience the annual Barrel Tree Lighting at the Jack Daniels Distillery. So of course, we had to go down and [...]

Autumn at the Fiery Gizzard- South Cumberland State Park {Tennessee}

Autumn at the Fiery Gizzard- South Cumberland State Park {Tennessee}

Fall has finally come to Tennessee and there is no better way to celebrate that than by getting out and seeing it in all the color. I've spent the last few months taking groups of international students to the different state parks in the area in an effort to show them there is more to [...]